Then apply for a seat on the Reston Planning and Zoning Committee, which will have eight openings in 2014. The 15-member Reston Planning and Zoning Committee has five vacancies for three-year terms and three vacancies for one-year terms beginning on Jan 1.
Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room, North County Government Center, 12000 Bowman Towne Dr.
The P & Z committee’s primary focus is the appropriate development of land use in Reston’s Planned Residential Community, and Reston Town Center, as well as county and state ordinances . The P&Z Committee is an advisory body without statutory authority; however, it is looked to and listened to by local government authorities for its opinions and advice on land use matters.
From a P & Z news release:
There is a vital need for community input into the continuing development andredevelopment of Reston. There is an equally important need to ensure that developmentorganizations be treated with consideration given to their resources and rights. While theinitial residential development activity is fairly complete, future actions will moreprobably focus on redevelopment activity.Community awareness and interest, plus accurate and timely information, arenecessary for the orderly development, and now, redevelopment of Reston.
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